Vocabulary Quiz 3

This quiz consists of words taken from Vocabulary Lists Week 11 through Week 15. Note: Some questions will require you to choose the best word for the definition provided while other questions will require you to choose the correct definition for the given word.

published on August 30, 20116 responses 0

Abscond

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(v.) to sneak away and hide
(v.) to bring under control, subdue
(v.) to criticize

Gregarious

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(adj.) drawn to the company of others, sociable
(adj.) having a terrible taste or smell
(adj.) fleeting, momentary

(adj.) advanced, developing ahead of time

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Insidious
Magnanimous
Precocious

Demagogue

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(n.) puzzle, problem
(n.) a leader who appeals to people's prejudices
(n.) one who flatters for self-gain

(adj.) stern, joyless

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Puerile
Agile
Dour

(n.) an abundance, excess

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Infamy
Conundrum
Plethora

Veracity

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(n.) truthfulness, accuracy
(n.) crafty dishonesty
(n.) difference, failure of things to correspond

Parsimony

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(n.) frugality, stinginess
(n.) a difficult situation
(n.) a gift or blessing

Zephyr

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(n.) a bruise
(n.) a gentle breeze
(n.) a puzzle, problem

(adj.) not yielding easily, stubborn

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Obstinate
Rancid
Evanescent

(n.) one who flatters for self-gain

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Quagmire
Boon
Sycophant

(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership

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Disparage
Subjugate
Abdicate

Credulity

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(n.) a handicap
(n.) notoriety, extreme ill-repute
(n.) readiness to believe

(n.) something that differs from the norm

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Aberration
Contusion
Quagmire

(v.) to agree without protesting

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Deface
Acquiesce
Propogate

(v.) to make more violent, intense

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Deprecate
Exacerbate
Elicit

(n.) an inclination, preference

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Propensity
Discrepancy
Liability

Somnolent

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(adj.) quick, nimble
(adj.) sleepy, drowsy
(adj.) having a tendency to quarrel or dispute

Venerate

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(v.) to regard with respect; to honor
(v.) to suggest indirectly or subtly
(v.) to belittle, depreciate

Surfeit

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(n.) something for which someone is legally responsible
(n.) a gift or blessing
(n.) an overabundant supply or indulgence